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The contemporary world of interior design ideas with its diversity of styles, concepts, materials and layout options has multiple designer solutions in store for any wants and needs. The question is – how to choose and apply the right one, with a glance at your taste, intentions and means. Sounds familiar? Then the category of home design ideas is for you. It has absorbed a rich collection of décor solutions for every corner of your dwelling – from living room and bedroom to bathroom and garden. For a most rational utilization of your time and space, we paid special attention to gathering the most of storage ideas, closet ideas and hallway ideas. Inspired by our set of colour ideas, you will find out how to play around with colour within this or that interior style, in particular rooms and on different metric areas. And if you strive for uniqueness and individuality, then your categories are handmade ideas and vintage ideas. So browse, dream up and let your ideas come true!

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    How to Deal with a Cowboy Builder

    Employing a reliable and trustworthy builder is not always easy. There are a great many cases of cowboy, or rogue, builders operating in the UK. In fact, on average, there are around 100,000 complaints each year about them. Cowboy builders generally have insufficient building expertise,…

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    Thermally Modified Wood: Super Resistance & No Chemicals!

    Can you imagine eco-friendly wood that can be applied in an extremely harsh environment, like a bathroom, a swimming pool deck, house siding or roofing, and last perfectly without any treatment with chemicals? Even today the idea of having an environmentally friendly material with such…

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    3 Ideas for Kid’s Room Interior Design

    How to arrange a private nook for a kid without any global interior changes? How can a toddler room “grow up” along with a kid? How should a mixed gender room be organized? Find the answers to these and other questions in our article!

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    Cordwood Houses: Interesting Facts and Tips

    Have you ever stacked firewood in a woodpile? If your answer is “yes”, this means that you can build …a whole house out of woods. At least, that’s what the fans of the most affordable and eco-friendly construction method say. In America the method is…

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    DIY: Trendy Rug with Zigzag Pattern

    Zigzag is one of the trendiest and most popular patterns in the world of contemporary design. Being simple and laconic on the one hand, its jagged line has some powerful energy and dynamics as well. Zigzag prints not just decorate interiors – they are able…

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    Charred Wood Siding: Inexpensive and Spectacular

    You don’t always need expensive materials to get a non-standard house exterior. After particular treatment even a plain pine board can look absolutely different. For instance, getting more and more trendy in Europe is charred wood siding. This building material is somewhere between fashion and…

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    7 Major Interior Design Trends 2017

    We have repeatedly discussed what colors, textures and materials will be at the top this year: top-10 colors of the year announced by Pantone, innovations and dominating trends of the world’s biggest exhibitions and shows. Now, with almost a quarter of the year left behind,…

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    Tour Around an Araptment with New Smart Home Technologies

    Today’s tour around an interesting apartment interior is not quite ordinary – this time we’d rather focus on “smart” technologies used within the major rooms, than on their decorative details. We’ll use this flat to demonstrate the most important innovations in the sphere of Smart…

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    Billiards Room Interior Design Tips and Ideas

    Billiards, or pool, has many admirers, but having a personal billiard room at home is luxury that not everyone can afford. However, given some experience and knowledge, almost any room within a house or apartment can be designed for playing pool. The key point is…

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    Top Trend 2017: Flame Color

    We are glad to continue our review of Top 10 Colors for the Year 2017 announced by Pantone Organization, a global expert on colors. And today our attention is drawn to the warmest hue from this list – Flame….

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    Home Gym Interior Design Tips

    It goes without saying that sporting activities are essential for a full and healthy life. Exercises are the win-win way to remove tension, but all the fuss of a working week hardly leaves us time for hobbies, not to mention a ride to a fitness…

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    Vintage Handmade Fire Pit from a Treadle Sewing Machine

    As we already know from the previous post, Vadim Kuleshov is a skillful craftsman, an experienced gardener, a keen topiary expert and just a diverse self-taught nugget, who can create many beautiful garden things. Among them there is a vintage fire pit composed of spare…

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    Toxic Materials in Your Home – Find and Eliminate (Part 3)

    Finally, we came to the last portion of tips on finding and eliminating invisible hostiles in our homes – harmful and toxic substances hiding within our own walls.

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    Toxic Materials in Your Home – Find and Eliminate (Part 2)

    A man’s home is his castle, they say. But is this statement always absolutely true? Sometimes far more threats are hiding inside, not outside our homes. How to find and eliminate them? We’re continuing our overview of toxic materials in our homes.

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    Toxic Materials in Your Home – Find and Eliminate (Part 1)

    Terrible headache? A hard day at work is to blame. Sore throat? It must be a winter cold. Rash on the neck? It was a bad idea to eat so many sweets yesterday. We got used to finding reasons for our sicknesses in outside circumstance,…

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    10 Features of Contemporary French Interiors

    A typical feature of today’s French interiors is their ultimate coziness. What makes them so homey and what “national traits” they all have in common – let’s find this out together from this post!

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    Questions to Ask Yourself When Buying a New Oil Tank

    If you’re thinking about upgrading your current oil tank, or maybe you’re a first time buyer looking to heat your home, you should always ask yourself some key questions before buying a new tank. Research is also vital – depending on the size and type…

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    Top Trend 2017: Primrose Yellow Color

    We have already discussed 5 of 10 Top Colors for the Year 2017 announced by Pantone, a global color expert: Greenery, Pale Dogwood, Lapis Blue, Pink Yarrow and Kale. This range comprises the shades of blue, green, and red, while yellow is represented by just one…

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    What Stages Interior Design Project Preparation Includes? (Part 2)

    So, you and your designer have already passed the first two stages of an interior design project preparation – you prepared the requirements specification and your designer is done with general layout planning. What’s next? Find this out from this post!

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    What Stages Interior Design Project Preparation Includes? (Part 1)

    This article includes instructions for those who decided to turn to a professional interior designer. Slight redecoration can be handled without any project and designer’s assistance, but if you are in the mood to start major repairs it’s pretty hard to do without a professional’s…

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    What to Do in the Event of a Flood in Your Home

    Flooding is one of the things that every homeowner dreads the most. You’re powerless to stop the rising waters and can only watch as it causes damage and mayhem to your home. It can be a hugely traumatic experience for you and your family. The…

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    Common Stair in Rococo Style Made by a Retiree for 15 Years

    Vladimir Tchaika, a retiree from the Ukraine, has spent last 15 years decorating a common stair of his block of apartments in Kiev. During this time the shabby communal place was turned into a true royal palace – neighbors and casual visitors have already stuck…

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    How to Reduce Electricity Consumption (Part 3)

    What label says that you’re dealing with an energy-saving appliance? Can a radiator replacement cut our electricity bill by 15%? And can wall color affect our power consumption? We’re finishing our review of best energy-saving tricks.

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    How to Reduce Electricity Consumption (Part 2)

    In this post we’re continuing our overview of golden energy-saving rules: how can an electric power meter affect our electricity bills and why power boards and double adaptors are not the best option, when it comes to reducing power consumption. Learn more from this post.